La Compagnie Électrique Lion LionD
The Compagnie Électrique Lion LionD is a battery-electric type-D school bus. It has a range of 100, 125, or 155 miles and can be recharged in 6.5 to 11 hours with Level II (J1772) AC charging or 2.5 to 4.25 hours with Level III (CSS-Combo) DC charging.
In June 2017, La Compagnie Électrique Lion announced that they were developing new fully-electric product lines, including a type-A minibus the (the LionA), a low floor midibus (the LionM), type-D school bus (the LionD), as well as a range of trucks. Early renderings of the LionD showed a similar design to the LionM (though with a longer length). Current renderings show the LionD with a higher floor and similar roofline to the LionC.
|Length: Up to 40'|
|Width: Up to 102"|
|Cabin height: 124"|
|GVWR: up to 36,200 lb|
|TM4 SUMO MD 250 kW (335 hp), 2,500 Nm (1,800 ft-lb) electric motor|
|LG Chem lithium-ion batteries 126, 168 or 210 kWh|
|Front: Up to 13,000 lb|
|Rear: Up to 23,200 lb|
|Rear: Air ride|
|Air disc brakes|
|Level II (J1772) 19.2 kW, 6.5-11 hours|
|Level III (CCS-Combo) 24 kW, 5-9 hours|
|Level III (CCS-Combo) 50 kW, 2.5-4.25 hours|
- LionD Technical Specifications (2020). La Compagnie Électrique Lion.
- Lion reveals its new product line ! La Compagnie Électrique Lion. 19 June 2017.